WIN: Tickets to 50 Cent, Metro Radio Arena, November 7

50 Cent and G Unit
50 Cent and G Unit

Superstar rapper 50 Cent is heading to the North East - and you could be there for free.

We’ve got two pairs of tickets to give away to his much-anticipated gig at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, on November 7.

G Unit

G Unit

The award-winning rapper, entrepreneur, actor and producer, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, says he’s looking forward to coming back to Britain.

The Newcastle date is one of only three dates in the UK.

He said: “UK fans have some of the most amazing energy, which is why I can’t wait to come back to the UK in November.”

The trio of dates are a chance to see the rap legend take to the stage in the UK with members of his legendary G-Unit collective, with special guest Colin Francis.

50 Cent

50 Cent

50 Cent is one of hip-hop’s best selling exports and one of the world’s most popular rappers, selling over 30 million albums worldwide.

He has won a host of awards including a Grammy Award, thirteen Billboard Music Awards, six World Music Awards, three American Music Awards and four BET Awards.

He rose to prominence with his first major-label release Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (produced by Eminem and Dr Dre) which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, selling 872,000 copies in its first four days.

The lead single, In da Club, set a Billboard record as the most listened-to song in radio history, within a week. 50 Cent had similar commercial and critical success with his second album, The Massacre, smashing his own records with the album selling over one million copies in its first four days and staying at number one on the Billboard 200 for six weeks.

He was also the first solo artist with three singles in the Billboard top five in the same week with Candy Shop, Disco Inferno and How We Do.

His fifth studio album, Animal Ambition, was released in 2014 and also in that same year he debuted two EPs with the recently reunited G-Unit.

Currently, he is working on his sixth studio album: Street King Immortal, scheduled for release this year.

The first single from the album titled Get Low ft. Jeremih, 2 Chainz and T.I is now available on iTunes.  

50 Cent has also carved out a successful and acclaimed career as an actor and producer on blockbuster films, Spy, filmed with Melissa McCarthy and Jude Law, as well as Southpaw with Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker and Rachel McAdams.

•To buy tickets visit www.ticketmaster.co.uk

Or, to be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets, worth up to £45 per ticket, answer this question: which of these is a 50 Cent song?

A) In da Club

B) In da Tub

C) In da Hub

Email your answer and contact details to Katy.Wheeler@jpress.co.uk

Closing date: September 24.